Chromebook to enter business world with Intel chips

With the exception of Google’s Core i5-powered Pixel, the majority of Chromebooks run on low-end processors and caters to budget-focused laptop users - up until now. At the Intel Developer Forum this week,

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Intel releases Avoton chip for cloud data centres

Chip maker Intel Corp. today released a portfolio of data centre products and technologies aimed at cloud service providers. The portfolio includes the company’s second generation 64-bit Intel Atom C2000 family of system-on-chip

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Intel to release Atom server chips

Intel Corp. said it will release next week a low-power Atom chip code-named Avoton which will likely be used in servers such as Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Moonshot servers. By packing low-power chips into racks

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

ARM-based Windows ‘too little, too late’: Analyst

Microsoft Corp.’s announcement last week that its next Windows operating system for the desktop will be based on ARM processors is a necessary move, but don’t expect it to be enough to bring

Published on: January 10th, 2011 Kathleen Lau

AMD’s Fusion processors to go into US$200 laptops

After years of talks and demonstrations, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Tuesday started shipping Fusion processors for netbooks, laptops and small desktops priced between US$200 and $599.The Fusion chips combine a CPU and

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Agam Shah

AMD joins Intel’s MeeGo OS effort

In an effort to expand software compatibility for its upcoming Fusion chips, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Monday joined rival Intel's efforts to develop the open-source MeeGo OS. AMD "will provide engineering expertise intended

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Agam Shah

Apple kills Xserve server line

Apple Inc. has said it will stop selling its Xserve rack servers early next year, killing a product that has traditionally sold in low quantities.In a statement published on its Web site, the company said

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Agam Shah

AMD pressures Intel with inexpensive desktop chips

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Tuesday announced inexpensive desktop microprocessors with up to six cores to put pricing pressure on rival Intel.AMD's new chips include the fastest AMD Phenom II X6 1075T six-core

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Agam Shah

Intel closing in on deal with Infineon, reports say

Reports are surfacing that Intel Corp. is close to finalizing an agreement to buy the wireless unit of Neubiberg, Germany-based Infineon Technologies.The companies could announce a deal as soon as this week, according

Published on: August 26th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin